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Now New in Hurghada, Accessible dive center and accessible hotel all in One......


Steigenberger Al Dau Resort.






Enjoy world class Diving and Water sports


Managed by Ilios





We have professional HSA & IAHD certified Diving Instructors/Dive Buddies and Guides, specialized and experienced with people having a physical handicap (e.g. Paraplegic, Tetraplegic, Amputees, MS, Contagan, etc.)

HSA: Handicapped Scuba Association – It is the largest diving federation worldwide, specialized in teaching diving to physically handicapped people.

IAHD: International Association for Handicapped Divers.

 Net rates in Euro for all services valid for summer season 2009, until 31/10/2009

Handicapped and Wheelchair Drivers

(Physically Disabled  people are able to dive only, after having a medical check-up done by a physician)
Intro Dive in the Pool  30 €
Intro Dive from Shore 45 €
Intro Dive by Boat 1 Dive 60 €
Intro Dive by Boat 2 Dives 105 €
Discover Scuba Diving program (1 Session Theory + 1 Dive - Pool or house reef ) 85 €


 Diving packages:

If the diver need a private instructor/Guide, 60 € supplement will be added per day to the below mentioned rates.

a) Daily Diving Excursions and package:

HANDICAPPED DIVING PACKAGES (for certified divers)
Boat Daily Diving (2 dives) 45 €
3 days package (6 dives) 130 €
5 days package (10 dives) 190 €
10 days package (20 dives) 365 €
Third boat dive on a day 20 €
Half day boat diving (1 dive) 30 €



Check Dive Extra Supplement 15 €
(If last dive is longer than 6 month ago)


Refreshment PADI Course 2 dives, theory, scuba review 75 €

b) Non-limit house reef dives

Per day with own buddy and no guide 20 €

Per dive with guide - extra supplement


60 €

Diving Courses :


a) Open water diver - Beginner Course
HSA (Handicapped Scuba Association) or IAHD (International Association for Handicapped Divers)
650 €
Certification/License cost (payable on the spot): 35 €
PADI Open Water Diver Manual - Sales price 45 €
b) Advanced Diver Course

540 €

Certification/License cost (payable on the spot): 35 €
PADI Open Water Diver Manual - Sales price                                                        

The above mentioned rates are subject to any governmental tax changes.

Ilios Dive Club & Aqua Center and Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Resort and their staff are not in any way liable for loss of bookings due to delays in transportation, visa or health requirements, loss of luggage, weather conditions, and/or acts of misconduct by any of their clients where they are to cause danger, distress or annoyance to any of our other clients, staff, or any third party and/or to cause damage to property.


If you wish we can organize 
Accessible transfer for your clients from Hurghada Airport to the Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Resort or direct to our jetty.
For clients staying in another hotel we do provide also
Accessible transfer from most of the hotels in the area to the diving center and back. If not stated differently upon confirmation the pick up time is at 8:15 a.m. Please inform us upon booking in which hotel your clients are staying.


All reservations requests must be received by fax or by e-mail at


All reservations requests received by Ilios dive club & Aqua center will be confirmed upon availability within 24 hours via e-mail or fax.


If the person is in a wheelchair we would like to know whether they can lift themselves out of it without help and if they have a suitable assistant. If required we can provide for extra cost and upon request a private guide. Please notice that in order to provide the best services possible for our disabled guests it is necessary for us to know before their arrival exactly what kind of disabilities they have.

For diver and Non Diver Services:

In the case of no-show of the client for the pre-booked reservation, no show fees of 100 % of total booking value will be charged based on the above mentioned net rates.

For Diver and Non Diver Services:
In case of cancellation less than 10 days prior to arrival date, cancellation fee of up to 25 % and 7 days prior to arrival date cancellation fee of 50 % of total booking value can be charged based on the above mentioned net rates. In case of cancellation less that 24 hours prior to arrival date cancellation fee of 75 % of the total booking value will be charged based on the above mentioned rates.

For diver and Non Diver Services
Refund is not possible on any pre-booking reservations.

All payments are only accepted in Euro. Payment received should be net of any bank charges.
Full prepayment is requested 4 weeks prior to guests arrival, unless specified otherwise in Ilios confirmation of the reservation requested.



Ilios Dive Club & Aqua Center
Steigenberger Al Dau Beach Hotel
Yussif Afifi Road, P.O. Box 419 - Hurghada, Egypt









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Best links

   Handicapped Scuba Association International
International Association for Handicapped Divers